The French city of Lille has held an annual flea market for centuries. This flea market doubles the population every year, but the Mayor of Lille has cancelled this year’s market after the series of IS attacks which have rocked France this year.
Restaurants were counting on the market to boost sales, but with the cancellation of this year’s edition, they can’t make the kind of money they wanted to make. Many traders cant also sell their wares.
This caution by French authorities shows the psychological impact of IS attacks on Europe. Read more about this on BBC.